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Jefferson County HSEM
Tuesday September 5th, 2017 :: 03:35 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:15PM

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Clarke County in northwestern Virginia... The City of Winchester in northwestern Virginia... Jefferson County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Southwestern Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia...

* Until 415 PM EDT

* At 331 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles west of Inwood to near Stephens City, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include... Winchester, Charles Town, Millwood Pike, Ranson, Berryville, Inwood, Stephens City, Harpers Ferry, Corporation Of Ranson, Bolivar, Boyce, Middleway, White Post, Cedar Grove, Gaylord, Clear Brook, Ridgeway, Bunker Hill, Stephenson and Cedar Hill. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERKELEY ... JEFFERSON

Instructions:

Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don`t drive underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.

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Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Boulevard #101
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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